moderate copd

my name is bob i was diagnosed with copd in 2010 but it did not affect me till early this year since then i am breathless with the least activity i can only walk approx 40 metres and going upstairs is a big problem but i only have moderate copd and i feel that my symptoms are worse than they should be for moderate copd i also get chest infections regular there does not seem to be a week when i have not got a infection so antibiotics are on tap lately for the last 8 weeks

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  • Hi Gordon and thanks for your message of support its appreciated . My father is end case copd and i have looked afte him for the last few years but now its got me and its difficult even though i have experienced it with my father having gone through these stages with my dad it supprises me that i am moderate copd but my difficulties walking and breathin in general seem worse than most people have with moderate copd I will be going to the pulmonary rehabilitation programme soon . i have been follwing this site for a few weeks now and i think its a great help and support and there are so many helpful people thankyou.

  • Hi Gordon and thanks for your message of support its appreciated . My father is end case copd and i have looked afte him for the last few years but now its got me and its difficult even though i have experienced it with my father having gone through these stages with my dad it supprises me that i am moderate copd but my difficulties walking and breathin in general seem worse than most people have with moderate copd I will be going to the pulmonary rehabilitation programme soon . i have been follwing this site for a few weeks now and i think its a great help and support and there are so many helpful people thankyou.

  • Hi and welcome Val

  • Hi Bob and welcome to the breathless club jackie

  • HI Val , hi Jacke thankyou for the welcome

  • Welcome Bob..Keep positive..There will be good days and bad..Easier said than done mate i know..Good advice on here,and best place for us to ask and say whats on our minds..Chin up fella...

  • cheers mate will do and yes i agree this is a brilliant site

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